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How many people have to die before America acts?

As I am sure will be the first point of argument for many Republicans in the coming days, it is true to say that no one knows for sure whether stricter gun control would have saved the lives of Alison Parker and Adam Ward. 324 more words

Politics

Elliot Rodger Made the Same Mistake Most People Make

America is no stranger to mass shootings. From cinemas to kindergartens, it seems would-be mass murderers spare no one in their rampage.

However, by far the most prolific venue for mass shootings is a college campus. 1,708 more words

Louie Jerome

Guns abroad, guns at home

Editorial note: If you have not yet read our mission statement above, please do so in order that you can put our blogs in context.  333 more words

USA

THE WALL - ROGER WATERS IN FRANKFURT

All week the radio stations hyped the event. Last night it happened: Roger Waters and his crew staged a magnificent performance of THE WALL. 319 more words

Fiction And Other Truths

GUNS R US - Just for the Kiddies!

A five-year-old boy shoots his two-year-old sister.

Words fail me, but I will try anyway to express my disgust with a mentality that considers guns and rifles suitable gifts for children. 254 more words

Fiction And Other Truths

Michael Moore: Smug, Self-Righteous and Generally a Bit Annoying, But Still...

…Happy Birthday, anyway.

If you haven’t seen Bowling for Columbine, now’s probably as good a time as any. In light of America’s continued inability to curb its gun laws, Bowling for Columbine – which looks at America’s fascination with bearing arms in light of the Columbine High School tragedy – is a pretty topical watch. 423 more words

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UK Vs. US Gun Laws: Which One Is Better?

The US law on citizen gun ownership continues to divide the country into two factions after the Colorado killings and the Newtown shooting spree. I can’t help thinking about empathizing with what the two factions in the US are thinking about. 403 more words

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